Which Springboard+ programmes are fully funded for everyone?
All Level 6 certificates and modules are FREE under the Springboard courses 2022 initiative.
At Galway Business School, the following Level 6 programmes are available to you at no cost, subject to you being eligible (see Springboard+ Programme Eligibility FAQS).
Level 6 certificates which are fully funded:
Certificate in Sales and Marketing
Certificate in Business Communications
Which Springboard+ programmes do you have to contribute towards?
If you are DEASP customer or Returner, all courses are completely free.
There is a 10% course fee contribution if you are employed, but this 10% fee is only payable for level 7, 8 and 9 courses. You pay this additional fee directly to Galway Business School as part of the application process (see Springboard course applications).
You usually have to pay your own travel costs however the courses offered by Galway Business School are all online providing a further saving.
Here are the level 7 and level 8 certificates which are being offered by Galway Business School:
Human Resource Management (Level 7)
You can read further details about Springboard+ programme eligibility, particularly to do with nationality and residency status here: https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility.
How much do I have to pay?
The most you will have to pay is 10% of the total cost of the Springboard+ programme. That means that even for the most expensive programme, the maximum contribution you’ll be asked to make is €72.50, and remember, that is only if you’re employed.